RGPLP - General Practitioner needed for Hornby Island Medical Clinic

Role and Facility Information

Come work on beautiful Hornby Island. Doctors shares the practice with our rural remote nurse, who runs a walk in clinic in the afternoons and shares the call.

*** As of April 1st 2018, the daily rate for Hornby Island is $1,043. ***


Coverage Information

Coverage Dates

Oct 06 2019 to Oct 13 2019
Regular Scheduled Office Hours
Monday to Friday 0900-1200 & 1330-1630
Assignment ends on October 13 at 1000
Yes Yes
On Call Hours
(1000) Sunday October 6 until (1000) Sunday October 13

About the Clinic

Clinic Description

Clinic Composition

1 Physician, 1 Rural Remote Nurse.

Local Resources

Lab (once weekly), Mental Health(once weekly), Public Health(once monthly).

Emergency Framework

Volunteer first responders on Hornby Island connect with bc ambulance on Denman Island. Transfer via ferry, boat or helicopter to Vancouver island hospital depending on urgency and weather

Call Expectations

9:30 am - 4:00 pm, evenings and weekends.

CME Schedule

No information specified

EMR Information

EMR System

None (paper based)

What training is provided for the EMR System

Not applicable.

Level of Support/Care and Policy

Welcoming Procedures

Pager and hand off by On call doctor/nurse at 10am on the Sunday that coverage begins. Clinic reception staff on Monday mornings.


Emailing, face to face and a folder of information is provided.

Social Involvement

Local staff include locums in community events, activities and services.

Clinic Policy

No information specified

Accommodation and Transportation

The clinic does not provide accommodation.

Accommodation Description

Use of house, or accommodation equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities arranged by the Rural Locum Program

Most Convenient Mode of Transportation

Sail via BC Ferries from Buckley Bay to Denman Island, then drive across Denman and sail from Denman Island to Hornby Island.

Closest Amenities

Grocery Store

Hornby Island Co-op, 5 minute drive from Clinic

Community Centre

Hornby Island Community Hall is walking distance from the clinic.

Other Closest Amenities

Hiking, beaches and biking.